frivolity

[fri-vol-i-tee]
noun, plural frivolities for 2.
1.
the quality or state of being frivolous: the frivolity of Mardi Gras.
2.
a frivolous act or thing: It was a frivolity he had a hard time living down.

Origin:
1790–1800; < French frivolité. See frivolous, -ity

frivolity, frivolousness.


1. self-indulgence, irresponsibility, triviality, abandon, levity, foolishness.
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Example sentences
We want to enjoy all of the famed colleges and their traditions and frivolities.
Oh, do not interrupt with these frivolities, father.
Chatting about frivolities still has a major role in getting another into bed.
So, generally speaking, conversations are apt to be lacking in gratuitous
  frivolities and cut to the nitty gritty.
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